Registering a Copyright

PROCEDURES FOR I.P REGISTRATION Registering a Copyright
  • • An application for registration must be made to the Registrar of copyright and an application fee paid. • The application for must be published in the Uganda Gazette for 60 days. • If no objection is made to the registration of the said right, a certificate of registration will be issued to the applicant.
  • How long does copyright protection last? Copyright protection generally lasts for the life of the creator and 50 years after the creator’s death. This means that it is not only the creators that benefit from their works, but also their heirs.